Top Historical Places in Shenzhen

Are you looking to explore the history of Shenzhen through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Shenzhen including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Shenzhen. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Shenzhen ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Shenzhen, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Shenzhen for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Shenzhen with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Dapeng Fortress

    Outdoors, Fort

    Dapeng Fortress, about 55km east of the city centre; is a small but well preserved ancient town which was built in the 1394, to protect the area from pirates. It later developed into a town during the Ming and Qing dynasties. In 1571, it sustained a siege of over forty days by Japanese pirates equipped with scaling ladders. The fortress was the site of one of the key battles in the country&rsqu...Read more
  2. Lianhua Mountain Park

    Park, Walking Area, Statue

    Lianhua Mountain Park is Shenzhen city’s main and most central park. Spread over 150 hectares of urban bush land; the park is located at the northern end of the Futian central access. People come here early morning or on Sundays in large family groups. Large aerobics groups operate to loud music, group of people enjoy badminton. You can witness a man walking down the path inscribing Tang ...Read more
  3. Nantou Ancient City

    Old Town

    Xin'an (Nantou) Ancient City is the original county town that used to surround Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Majority of the old town has been demolished and replaced by eight storey residential buildings in the ‘Urban village’ style. Even after the wave of urbanization the town has managed to preserve the flavor of a Cantonese town throughout the ages with its vibrant street life. The Mi...Read more